Tag Archives: David Coursey

Who Owns LinkedIn Contacts — Employer or Employee?

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Who owns your LinkedIn profile? (Hint:  it might not be you.) That was the headline on a post on this blog back in June, 2011 — and the answer that I arrived at with help from a number of legal and compliance experts … Continue reading

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SEO Fairy Tales

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I work at a company that shares office space with a sister company.  The sister company offers web design services, mobile applications, SEO, PPC, and creative services related to helping companies create web sites that deliver the results the company … Continue reading

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Managing Your Online Reputation: The Basics

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For years, I never worried about my reputation.  After all, my mother told me that my reputation was safe as long as I didn’t do anything to be embarrassed about.  Mom was wrong.        Today, everyone has a personal brand to protect.   I’ve been … Continue reading

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Who Owns Your LinkedIn Profile?

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On Wednesday, I saw this headline in a financial trade publication called Finextra: Actiance: All your LinkedIn profiles belong to us The accompanying story talked about compliance and social media software vendor Actiance, which had announced some new features for financial … Continue reading

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Online Review Lawsuits: Sometimes the Truth Isn’t Enough

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Today, I ran a Google search for the phrase “sued for online review.” The search engine returned 9.4 million results in 17 seconds. I’ve been running that search regularly for the last couple of years, and the numbers keep growing. … Continue reading

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Copyright Infringement: 7 Costly Blogging Myths

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Copyright law hasn’t changed much since the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the DMCA) – but social media has changed the way people think about what copyright law actually means.  And the number of lawsuits is growing at an amazingly high … Continue reading

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When Pedophiles and Search Engines Collide

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David Coursey and I have been working on a book about online reputation management for awhile now.  We’d done the research, talked to people who know this stuff inside and out, and drawn on our combined decades of experience in … Continue reading

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